BOOKS: On the bedside table of ... John Boyd

BOOKS: On the bedside table of ... John Boyd - 'I am reading four books at the moment: Martin Gilbert's Churchill: The Wilderness Years; Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne; I Promessi Sposi, a 19th-century Italian novel by Alessandro Manzoni; and for reading in bed when I can't sleep, Shakespeare's Richard II.'

by Sir John Boyd, chairman of the British Museum
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

'I am reading four books at the moment: Martin Gilbert's Churchill: The Wilderness Years; Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne; I Promessi Sposi, a 19th-century Italian novel by Alessandro Manzoni; and for reading in bed when I can't sleep, Shakespeare's Richard II.'

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